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An unknown correspondent from Queens Ridge (Harts Creek) in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on September 3, 1926:
We are having much rainy weather at this writing.
David Dingess made a business trip to Chapmanville Monday.
Miss Inez Barker of Chapmanville has been visiting Miss Ula Adams of Queen’s Ridge for the past week.
Sidney Mullins made a flying trip to Logan last week.
Edward Brumfield and Enos Dials of Harts were the guests of Misses Inez and Lucy Dingess Saturday and Sunday.
The people of this place enjoyed a fine meeting Saturday and Sunday when fine sermons were delivered by Rev. I.M. Nelson and Revs. J.W. Renfroe and Short from Ashland, Ky. There were a number of conversions.
Ward Brumfield, deputy sheriff of Lincoln county, attended church here Sunday.
Mrs. Rosa Workman of Mud Fork was the guest of her mother, Mrs. Sol Adams last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Harris of Mud Fork were visiting relatives of Smoke House Fork, Sunday.
Miss Maudie Adams and Rachel Keyser were seen out walking Sunday.
R.L. Dingess is teaching school at Bulwark this year. We wish him much success.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Adams are raising water melons this year.
Times are very lively on Trace now since Mr. Dials made a visit up the left fork.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dingess, a fine son, named J. Cary Dingess.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Farley made a trip to Roach last week, visiting the former’s parents.
Wonder why so many boys visit Mr. Baisden’s now?
Cole Adams looks lonely these days. Cheer up, Cole. Bessie has come back again.
Wonder who the barber is on Jonas Branch nowadays?
Some combinations: Howard and his wash bowl and pitcher; Liza and her flowered dress; Ewell going to Harts; Maudie and her powder puff; Kate and her bobbed hair; Sally and Bunt packing beans.
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An unknown correspondent from Harts in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on August 5, 1927:
Hurrah! Here comes Harts again!
H.R. Adkins was transacting business in Logan, Monday.
Miss Cora Adkins of Huntington spent the weekend with home folks here.
Cheer up, boys. The flapper from Big Creek will come again.
Mrs. Verna Johnson of Columbus, Ohio, was the guest of her mother, Mrs. Chas. Brumfield, here over Saturday and Sunday.
Howard Stone of Huntington was calling on friends in Harts, Friday.
F.B. Adkins was looking after business matters in Huntington, Saturday.
Miss Pauline Scites of Huntington was calling on Mrs. Jessie Brumfield here Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John McEldowney and children of Charleston are here visiting friends at present.
Miss Ethel Brumfield was the guest of Mrs. Robert Dingess at Logan last Saturday.
Mrs. Jessie Brumfield and Pauline Scites and Fred Shelton were calling on Miss Sylvia and Vesta Cyfers at Gill Sunday and were accompanied by Nye Rooper of St. Albans.
George Midkiff is our new operator here this week.
Jack Marcum of Hamlin was in town Sunday.
Daily Happenings: Fred in his new car; Inez in her sleeveless dress; Catherine and her pipe; Herb and his bill book; Hendrix and his mail; Clara crying; Blanche flirting; Jessie and Pauline in Bessie’s fine new Oakland coach; Ed with his tax books.
Dear old Banner, goodbye, see you some time again.
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An unknown correspondent from Harts in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on January 28, 1927:
When you are lonely and sad,
Read The Banner it will make you glad.
Edward Brumfield is very much pleased since he has been appointed deputy sheriff at Harts.
Hendrix Brumfield is our road supervisor in Harts Creek now.
Justice of the Peace John Gartin was looking after important business in Harts Saturday.
Board of Education of Harts Creek district met at Harts Saturday to hire some more teachers to fill vacancies in the schools. A large crowd of people was present.
Fred Adkins went through Harts on a mule Saturday morning. Wonder what’s the matter?
Misses Jessie and Verna Brumfield spent Friday and Saturday shopping in Huntington.
Herbert Adkins was in Hamlin Monday on business.
John McEldowney of Charleston was the recent guest of Miss Hollena Ferguson at Harts Saturday.
Miss Cora Adkins was the guest of friends at Sand Creek Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Adkins of Man spent several days visiting friends at Harts.
Mrs. Dallas McComas spent Sunday with homefolks at West Hamlin.
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An unknown correspondent from Harts in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on November 2, 1926:
Everybody is very busy electioneering for E.F. Scaggs and J.M. Marcum here.
Attorney Lace Marcum of Huntington spent the week with Charles Brumfield and family.
Robert Brumfield is seriously ill at this writing.
W.B. Toney of Toney was calling on Miss Clara Spry Sunday.
Enos Dials seems to be all smiles these days. Wonder why? I guess he has got a sweetie after all.
Miss Clara Adkins was the guest of Mrs. Bill Farris at Atensville Friday.
Jack Marcum of Ranger was in town Saturday.
Mrs. Beatrice Adkins of the West Fork was in town Saturday.
Ed Brumfield was calling on one of his best girls at Toney Sunday.
…progressing nicely with her school at Atensville.
Fred Shelton was in town Sunday evening.
Miss Jessie Brumfield is progressing…
Hendrix Brumfield is very busy these days telling the folks why he is a Democrat.
We have been informed today that Fed Adkins, a Democrat, has turned over to be a Republican now.
Message was received today that Miss Perva B. Johnson has arrived safely in Chicago.
Misses Jessie Brumfield and Mae Caines were seen out horse back riding Saturday evening.
Hallie Holton of Charleston is the guest of friends and relatives here.
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An unknown correspondent from Harts in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on December 3, 1926:
Oh, gee! Look what is at Harts. Nothing but mud and raining.
Mrs. Dallas McComas of Harts was the guest of her mother of West Hamlin on Thanksgiving.
Edward Brumfield was looking downhearted Sunday. Cheer up, Edward. Your girl will soon return.
There was great excitement in Harts Friday. Fred Adkins’ dog died.
Miss Sylvia Cyfers of Gill was the guest of Miss Jessie Brumfield at Harts Saturday.
Chas. Brumfield was transacting business matters in Logan last week.
Mrs. Nora Brumfield is progressing nicely with her school at Harts.
All the people in Harts are anxious to read The Banner.
Daily happenings: Robert and his letters; Ed and his sporty lumberjacket; Herbert and his greenback bills; Jessie and her satin slippers; May and her curls; Tom and his frock tail coat; Bessie and her red sweater; Cora and her white cap; Corbett and his oil can; Howard and his bob tail sweater; Clyde and his little tight shirt; Nora and her magazines; James and his dog; Enos and his red hair; Cora and her powder puff; Ella and her marcel wavers; Aunt Hollena and her cane.
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An unknown local correspondent from Harts in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on April 20, 1926:
Harts is on a splash again.
Everybody in Harts is planning for the big show at Huntington the 27th.
Measles are raging very bad at this place.
Wonder why Dr. Ferrell is going to Fred Adkins so often?
Ward Brumfield is transacting business in Charleston this week.
Edward Adkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Watson Adkins, is very ill at present with the measles.
Robert Powers is awful well pleased since he got to be section foreman on the railroad. Oh, gee, Miss Sadie can wear fine kid gloves now.
Wonder why Hardin Marcum is hanging around the Thomas hotel so much?
Mrs. Gibson and little daughter of Maubar were calling on Mrs. Robert Powers at Harts Sunday evening.
Enos Dials is still squeezing the Big Creek kids.
All the teachers here are planning for the summer term in Marshall College.
Robert Black of Logan was seen in Harts Sunday.
Herbert Adkins is a business caller in Logan this week.
Miss Jewell Elizabeth and Ed Brumfield are very busy these days, reading Educational News.
Cora Adkins seems to be enjoying herself these days.
The ocean is wide, the sea is deep. It takes a railroad boy to make a fool out of me.
There were six made 8th grade diplomas in the diploma test here.
Quite a lot of the West Hamlin boys were seen in Harts Sunday.
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An unnamed local correspondent at Harts in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on 5 June 1925:
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dingess of Logan, spent Saturday and Sunday with her mother, Mrs. Chas. Brumfield at Harts.
Miss Cora Adkins was shopping in Logan, Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brumfield of Harts spent Decoration Day in Wayne county.
Mr. Edward Brumfield and Wesley Ferguson spent several days visiting friends and relatives at Wayne.
Attorney General Lace Marcum, of Huntington has been visiting Chas. Brumfield and family at Harts.
Mr. and Mrs. Toney Johnson, of Ashland, Ky., spent Decoration Day with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Brumfield at this place.
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Adkins has purchased them a fine new Studebaker car last week.
Miss Hazel Toney and Mr. Eplings of Huntington were calling on Miss Jessie Brumfield Sunday.
Miss Jessie Brumfield was shopping in Huntington, Saturday.
Mr. James Auxier Newman, a state road inspector of Huntington was the guest of Miss Jessie Brumfield, Tuesday at Harts.
Mr. Robert Hale and Mrs. Hallene Ferguson were seen out car riding Monday evening.
Mr. Amon Ferguson, Ora Dingess, Bell Adkins were seen out car riding Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Burl Farley of Cabell county and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Adkins and daughter, Miss Ruby, of Hamlin were the guests of Mrs. Chas. Brumfield at Harts, Sunday.
Mr. Alva Koontz, of Huntington is our new State inspector this week at Harts.
Mr. and Mrs. Shelby Shelton and children of Huntington spent Decoration Day at Harts.
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An unnamed local correspondent at Harts in Lincoln County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on 24 April 1925:
Mr. and Mrs. Fisher Adkins of this place were shopping in Huntington Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dingess of Logan county were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Adkins of Harts Sunday.
Mrs. Anna Terry and Mrs. Perna Toney were the dinner guests of Mrs. Charles Brumfield Sunday.
Miss Jessie Brumfield of Harts was shopping in Huntington Saturday and was the guest of Mrs. Toney Johnson of Ashland, Ky., and was accompanied by Mr. Howard Stone of Barboursville.
Mrs. Hallena Ferguson and Bill Adkins and Georgia Brumfield were seen out car riding Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. David Kinser, of Monaville were visiting her mother, Mrs. John Adkins, of Harts Sunday.
Mr. Amon Ferguson and Edward Brumfield of Hamlin were visiting home folks at Harts Sunday.
Mr. Enos Dials of this place was looking after business matters in Logan Saturday.
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In 1926-1927, the West Virginia Educational Directory provided the following information regarding Harts Creek District’s 21 schools, school locations, teachers, and enrollment. Harts Creek District is located in Lincoln County.
Adkins School at Queens Ridge, Jamie Nelson, 28
Atenville School at Queens Ridge, Jessie Brumfield, 39
Broad Branch School at Banco, Ruby Bowling, 16
Cole Branch School at Queens Ridge, Rebel Adkins, 42
Copley Trace School at Queens Ridge, Luther Manns, 36
Dollie School at Rector, W.J. Hauldren, —
Fourteen School at Rector?, Bessie Thompson, 41
Gartin School at Queens Ridge, G.W. Nicholas, 8
Gill School at Gill, Sylvia Cyfers, 15
Green Shoals School at Ferrellsburg, Charles Gore, 44
Harts School at Harts, Nora Brumfield, 20
High Top School at Queens Ridge, Lucy Dingess, 44
Leet School at Gill, Vesta Cyfers, 39
Limestone School at Big Creek, Garnett Hickman, 14
Lucas School at Rector, Walter Hauldren, 20
Mans School at Queens Ridge, Mae Cane, 34
Perry School at Queens Ridge, Charley Tomblin, 20
Sand Creek School at Queens Ridge, Ed Brumfield, 22
Stone School at Queens Ridge, R.L. Martin, 27
Toney School at Rector, Maud Pugh, 25
Walker School at Ferrellsburg, Enos Dial, 15
The highest paid teachers are given below:
Maud Pugh, $960/yr.
Charlie Gore, $840/yr.
W.J. Hauldren, $840/yr.
Walter Hauldren, $840/yr.
Garnett Hickman, $840/yr.
The lowest paid teachers received $400/yr.
Source: West Virginia Educational Directory for the School Year 1926-1927